Synonyms of wedge


1. wedge, wedge shape, cuneus, triangle, trigon, trilateral

usage: any shape that is triangular in cross section

2. bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep, sandwich

usage: a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States

3. hacek, wedge, diacritical mark, diacritic

usage: a diacritical mark (an inverted circumflex) placed above certain letters (such as the letter c) to indicate pronunciation

4. wedge heel, wedge, heel

usage: a heel that is an extension of the sole of the shoe

5. wedge, iron

usage: (golf) an iron with considerable loft and a broad sole

6. wedge, inclined plane

usage: something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them

7. chock, wedge, block

usage: a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object


1. lodge, wedge, stick, deposit, fasten, fix, secure

usage: put, fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"; "stick your thumb in the crack"

2. wedge, squeeze, force, move, displace

usage: squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; "I squeezed myself into the corner"

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Definition and meaning of wedge (Dictionary)